Airtouch signs contract with EDF Renewable Israel, a wholly owned subsidiary of the French global EDF Renewables.
Airtouch Solar Ltd. (Airtouch) announced the signing of important contracts for the supply of Airtouch’s water-free robotic cleaning systems for 3 of EDF Renewables solar PV plants in Israel, to be commissioned within 2021. The contracts signed include supply agreements for the supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Airtouch robotic cleaning systems valued at US$ 475,000 and operation and maintenance agreements for 15 years. Airtouch was awarded the contracts following an over two-month long comparative pilot conducted by EDF Renewables Israel, in which several competing technologies have been analyzed.
Nick Lanir Brown, CEO, Airtouch Solar: “We thank EDF Renewables Israel and its excellent team for choosing Airtouch Solar as the preferred robotic system for cleaning solar panels. We trust it is the beginning of a successful long-term cooperation on a global basis with EDF Renewables.”
About Airtouch: Airtouch, an Israeli-based public company, traded in the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, developed a cutting edge autonomous, water-free robotic PV panel cleaning solutions for utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) installations. Airtouch began operating in 2017, and was founded by Yanir Allouche, who serves as its chairman. Company’s headquarters and manufacturing factory are based in Israel. The company holds unique array of intellectual property and patents in various registration stages over the globe. According to the company, the water-free robotic cleaning solution developed by it, is ideal for solving the painful problem faced by PV developers due to accumulation of dust on the solar panels. The target market for robotic cleaning solutions is estimated by the company at approximately USD 11 billion, of which 95% still operates without robotic cleaning solutions these days. For more information please visit: www.airtouchsolar.com